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September 2, 2017
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
City Council Chambers
701 Laurel St.
Menlo Park, CA 94025
Karla Kane with ukulele
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Karla Kane & Fun of the Pier

Saturday, September 2, 2017

Live indie pop, from both sides of "the pond!"

It's a musical meeting of the minds between the San Francisco Bay Area and Nottingham, England!

Local singer/songwriter Karla Kane, accompanied by guitarist Khoi Huynh, will be joined by Fun of the Pier, an English acoustic-pop band making its California debut.  Here's what's in store:
  • Original folk and indie-pop songs 
  • Catchy melodies, intelligent lyrics, & sweet harmonies
  • Vocals, ukulele, acoustic guitar, and bass 
  • Transatlantic collaborations between local and international artists
No preregistration is necessary to attend.  The event is free, and beverages will be provided, both thanks to funding from the Friends of the Menlo Park Library.

About Karla Kane
Karla Kane is a Redwood City singer, writer, and ukulele player, best known as the leader of indie-pop band The Corner Laughers, with whom she's released four critically-acclaimed records. Her debut solo album, "King's Daughters Home for Incurables," will be released this autumn. Karla is also the current Arts & Entertainment Editor at the Palo Alto Weekly. 

About Fun of the Pier
Fun of the Pier is an acoustic-pop band from Nottingham, England, led by the husband-and-wife team of Helen (vocals, guitar) and Mark (bass) Luker. Drawing comparisons to Crowded House and The Marine Girls for their charming sound and insightful songwriting, they'll be performing in California for the first time in celebration of the release of their own debut album.